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    the Sophists charge a good fee for the learning they provide. The sophists have a vanity that they turn people wiser. But Socrates does not take money for his efforts. He never claims to distribute wisdom among people. He is a travelling preacher of truth while the sophists are professionals who are paid by aristocratic young men in particular for their teaching efforts (Chrome) Bothe Socrates and the sophists surely belong to Greece but we see that the sophists are prone to travel from city to city

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    parents have always told us how important it is to “tell the truth”. If we didn’t speak the “truth” the results would be some kind of punishment as a negative reinforcement to the behavior. For example, as a child many of us would be told to sit in time out for lying about something like not having any cookies before dinner. Other times we would be rewarded for not telling our new friend that we didn’t like their new shoes, a time when the truth was discouraged in order to preserve someone’s feelings

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    Chillingworth staying with Dimmesdale, Hester does not inform Dimmesdale that Chillingworth is her husband. But eventually, Chillingworth finds out that Dimmesdale was the man that committed adultery with his wife. At that point Chillingworth becomes revenge seeking leech that is feeding off of Dimmesdale’s pain while torturing

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    Striving for truth is a common issue in The Last Days of Socrates, Oedipus the King and the Tanakh. Here, the definition for truth is not merely about the fact that once happened. What is more, it is about things that are accepted as true and right according to the society and the common sense. Characters use truth as a tool to fulfill their aims and get themselves improved. Socrates insists on seeking for truth for his whole life. He fight it at all costs and finally becomes a tragic hero. Oedipus

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    ambitiously sets out to prove that art imitates reality by distracting us from the truth and appeals to socially destructive emotions. He continued his statement by referring that art provides no real knowledge, and that it undermines personal and social well being. In this paper, I will argue that Plato makes an invalid implicit assumption that the representation of life through arts is dangerous and doesn’t define the truth since it uses imitation. I will demonstrate that art might be misleading and

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    Why is the pathway to truth not often chosen? We grew up with a sense of curiosity, we want to know as much as possible. Do we stop and turn around once we discover our curiosity may cause pain and leave lasting scars? We stop and ask ourselves is this the right path for us? We ask ourselves is all this pain worth the reward of truth? The Wayfarer innocently chooses the path of truth and starts to experience how treacherous the struggle for truth will be; then he comes to accept the path he has chosen

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    Hurt People Hurt People Analysis

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    2001, 87). She also uses a H.O.P.E. Chart that helps with the healing process from all childhood wounds. In order for the Chart to be used correctly one has to establish the key issues then seek the truth about the issue start making new choices and finally put it into a new practice for living in truth instead of lies and deceit. In between every section of her book she has a place for the reader to stop and reflect on what has been discusses and pray about the issues that have been considered. She

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    meaning of "Allegory of the Cave", we understand the effect of education on us. Most of the people ignore the importance of teaching, and they seek to learn the knowledge of the book or other materials. Therefore, they don 't care the truth or ignore it, which leads the truth far from us. "Indeed, the very principle that education ought to be more concerned with drawing out various human potentials than with only depositing information into students owes its origin to Plato" (Burch 7). To improve people

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    They Said It Mattered “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” -Thoreau To Thoreau, life’s progress has halted. It seems people have confused progression with captivity driven by materialism. To Krakaeur, people are indifferent to pursing the sublime in nature. To Christopher McCandles the world around him is forgetting the purpose of life. People are blind to nature. In the eyes of these men the world is victim to commercial imprisonment. People live to achieve statuses that only

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    Persuasion Speech

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    Instead, He merely told stories, and often stated “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” A famous instance of Jesus’s sheer truth telling was when He replied “then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” to the Pharisees seeking to trap him. To comprehend this statement’s brilliance, some background information is necessary. At the time, the Roman Empire, chiefly Herod, treated the Jews like second class

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